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    Adrift in Golden Bay

    52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
    011 64 6-880 0633
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    Reviewed 2 January 2010

    From the moment we arrived to the time we checked out we felt so pampered. The cottages was extreemly well equipped & appointed, with all mod cons, including a dishwasher & a BBQ area at the back. The cottages have a double spa bath with...More

    1  Thank apollo12
    Reviewed 19 December 2009

    First of all we were touched that Gordon waited up for us. We got a late start out of Nelson and after the white knuckle drive on Takaka Hill Rd in the dark we were ready to relax. We arrived just before midnight and Gordon...More

    1  Thank Sandy-PastryGirl
    Reviewed 17 December 2009

    Found on TA and did not disappoint. Great location above the beach, though the journey over the hill from Nelson was somewhat exciting and reminded us of the Cairn o' Mount road here. The cottages are brilliantly well furnished with every comfort, including a spa...More

    Thank CharlieScot
    Reviewed 10 December 2009

    This is a terrific place, the best place we stayed amongst many good places in our tour of NZ. The location is idyllic, on a very large unspoilt beach. The cabins were excellent, roomy, clean, all facilities. It is a very tranquil place, if you...More

    Thank RowleyEssex
    Reviewed 8 December 2009

    I was a little apprehensive as had made the booking via the internet without doing anymore checking. For us, the cost of AUD$300 was at our upper limit but when we entered along the wonderful driveway then saw our cottage (#1) we were blown away....More

    1  Thank cate59
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • US$226 - US$653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Golden Bay >
    • Takaka
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    4acadia
    1 April 2016|
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    Response from Gordon H | Property representative |
    Hi, Our child policy allows children over 12 years only, so your 13 year old is fine. All of our cottages have one bedroom, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the lounge, can accommodate up to 3 people. Thanks for... More
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    Rezruf
    31 January 2015|
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    Response from Emily L | Property representative |
    Hi Rezruf, thanks for your question. You can fly into Nelson airport, then drive from there (1 hour 45 min drive), or you can drive directly from Christchurch. The most direct route is north to Amberly and through the... More
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